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Funny Or Die: The Future of Comedy in VR Panel


Friday, January 22, 3:00 p.m.
Samsung Innovation Studio

Join Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, and the Funny Or Die team to discuss the making of Funny Or Die's first ever virtual reality project and the special considerations made to bring comedy into the new medium.

Interrogation is Funny Or Die's first ever virtual reality short shot in full 360-degree 3-D. The narrative sketch stars comedians Rob Heubel and Paul Sheer. Feel what it's like to be the suspect of a horrible crime in the hot seat of an interrogation room, getting grilled by the worst detectives in the business. The project sends comedy into an entirely new medium, blending the lines between sketch and reality.

Moderator: Owen Burke (editor-in-chief, Funny Or Die)
Panelists: Rob Huebel (actor, The League), Paul Scheer (actor, The League), Lex Halaby (director), Christian Heuer (executive producer, Funny Or Die), Sean Dacanay (producer, Funny Or Die), Allan McLeod (writer, Funny Or Die), Nick Dicarlo (vice president/general manager of immersive products and virtual reality, Samsung)

SECTION Hosted Presentations

COUNTRY Friday, January 22, 3:00 p.m., Samsung Innovation Studio, Park City

RUN TIME 60 min